slides: 10 Biggest Games in Holy Cross Basketball History
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
The Crusaders have been in a bit of a down period over the last couple of seasons but this most recent run to the title game might be what jump starts the program and Head Coach Bill Carmody's tenure.
"That's what we are hoping. Hopefully it means there will be renewed interest in Holy Cross basketball around Worcester and bigger crowds at the Hart Center," said Holy Cross radio play-by-play man Dick Lutsk.
With the 2016 Patriot League Championship game coming up, GoLocal takes a look back at the 10 biggest games in Holy Cross history.
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Holy Cross vs Michigan in NCAA Tournament
The game marked Holy Cross' first NCAA Tournament appearance in 21 seasons.
After leading 72-70 with less than 5 minutes to play, the Crusaders fell 92-81.
Holy Cross was led that season by Ronnie Perry, however, he was injured for this game.
Holy Cross vs Duquesne - NIT Championship game
Holy Cross won the NIT Championship game 71-62 over Duquesne.
The Crusaders were led by Togo Palazzi who was named MVP of the tournament.
Palazzi went as the number one pick in the NBA Draft to the Boston Celtics a couple of months later.
- Holy Cross Falls to Colgate 76-61
- Holy Cross Men’s Basketball Announces Schedule Changes Due to Weather
- Holy Cross’ Come Back Falls Short, Lose 71-54 to Loyola
- Holy Cross Comes Back to Upset Navy 87-80 in Overtime
- Holy Cross Falls to American 58-45
- Holy Cross Edges Army 69-65
- Holy Cross Falls to Lehigh 87-66
- Holy Cross’ Karl Charles Named Patriot League Rookie of the Week
- Holy Cross Rallies to Beat Colgate 65-63
- 5 Takeaways From Holy Cross’ 98-71 Loss to Bucknell
- Holy Cross Falls 65-52 to Lafayette
- Former Holy Cross Defensive Coordinator Rodgers Coaching in Super Bowl
- Holy Cross Falls to Bucknell 77-52
- Thompson’s 3 With 9 Seconds Left Gives Holy Cross Win Over Loyola
- Holy Cross’ Karl Charles Named to Patriot League All-Rookie Team
- Holy Cross is One of the Colleges That Produce the Most Members of Congress
- Holy Cross Stuns Top Seeded Bucknell 77-72 in Double OT Thriller
- Holy Cross Falls to BU 83-68 in Season Finale
- Holy Cross Falls 78-63 to Loyola
- Holy Cross Rolls Lafayette 67-53
- Holy Cross Falls to Lehigh 64-59
- Holy Cross Comes up Short at Army, Fall 72-68
- Holy Cross Falls 71-70 to American in OT Heartbreaker
- Holy Cross Upsets Army, Advances to Championship